Alecky Blythe

Catherine Love: Truth and lies in documentary theatre

What claim do verbatim shows like Little Revolution at the Almeida have on truth?

Critics mixed over Almeida's Little Revolution

Alecky Blythe's new verbatim piece opened at the Almeida earlier this week

Little Revolution (Almeida Theatre)

Alecky Blythe's new verbatim play puts too much focus on the middle class response to the 2011 riots

Catherine Love: My top theatre picks for September

Look out for Edinburgh transfers and the beginning of theatres' autumn seasons, as well as a range of touring work

Theatre Highlights of the Week: Liam Tamne, Little Revolutions and Flatley's Lord of the Dance

Elsewhere Alecky Blythe's new verbatim drama opens at the Almeida and it's your last chance to catch Medea starring Helen McCrory

Casting announced for Almeida's Little Revolution

Ronni Ancona and Imogen Stubbs are among those in the cast of Alecky Blythe's new play

London Road (Bristol Old Vic Theatre School- Bristol Old Vic)
By Kris Hallett

London Road, brought by the students of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, is completely unmissable, an exceptional night of intelligent, thrilling music theatre.

My First Play... Alecky Blythe
By Alecky Blythe

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of leading theatre publisher Nick Hern Books, we're running a daily extract from its popular book My First Play every day this week. Our second subject is verbatim specialist Alecky Blythe, whose credits include London Road and The Girlfriend Experience.

IdeasTap Underbelly Awards help new plays into Edinburgh limelight
By Editorial Staff
The IdeasTap Underbelly Awards, launched this year, have funded four debut Edinburgh plays and provided young creatives with mentors. Louise Miles investigates further.